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TIF fund increase improved for Springfield redevelopment project

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 17:32
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- The Springfield Economic Development Commission approved an increase in TIF funds for the renovation of the former First United Methodist Church on East Capitol Avenue in Downtown Springfield.  
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Tractors join tribute to Logan County boy

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 17:07
Caleb Coogan died in an ATV crash September 6.
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New state laws providing more freedom for farmers market vendors

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:46
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Farmers markets in Illinois will be able to offer customers a greater variety of goods starting next year, courtesy of two bills signed into state law.
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Hurricane Harvey responder returns to Illinois

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:22
MOUNT ZION, Ill. (WAND) – An Illinois paramedic is back after helping with hurricane relief in the last several weeks.
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U of I police make arrests in Sunday morning battery, burglary

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:10
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - University of Illinois police say an investigation into a Sunday morning battery resulted in officers making an arrest in connection with a burglary.
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Man pleads guilty to marijuana charge, sentenced to prison

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:52
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A man arrested by Decatur police on multiple drug-related charges has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
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ISP sees significant decrease in Labor Day deadly crashes

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:27
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND) - Illinois State Police say they saw a significant decrease in deadly traffic crashes this Labor Day Weekend.
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Pana man involved in September 4 crash dies of injuries

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:15
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A Pana man involved in a Macon County crash on September 4 has died as a result of his injuries.
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Mobile home engulfed by flames in Champaign

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:14
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Fire officials are investigating what caused a Champaign mobile home park to go up in flames on Tuesday afternoon. 
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Shoreline Classic race preparations

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:00
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Shoreline Classic is right around the corner.  
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Man thrown from semi in deadly crash

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:51
VERMILLION COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – WAND-TV has learned the name of a man killed in a deadly crash. 
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Helpers needed in litter pickup effort

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:23
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – Volunteers are needed to clean up litter in the Danville area. 
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Six hospitalized, one critical following crash

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:11
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Six people went to the hospital after a Springfield car crash. 
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Murder charge filed in shooting case

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:59
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A Champaign man is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection to a shooting. 
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Bicyclist hit, killed after running stop sign

WAND News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:02
COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Monday evening. 
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HSHS Medical Group opening new facility in Decatur

WAND News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:22
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - HSHS Medical Group hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest facility in Decatur Monday evening.
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Iron from World Trade Center included in Decatur time capsule

WAND News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 22:48
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Dozens gathered outside the Macon County Courthouse to dedicate a new time capsule intended to be opened by a future generation.
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Police make arrest in September 8 vegetable stand robbery

WAND News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 20:30
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A Decatur man is accused of stealing money from a food stand.
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Decatur man facing armed robbery, other charges

WAND News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 20:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say a man they arrested stole from several people and committed armed robbery.
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CWLP crew responding to Florida power outage

WAND News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 18:41
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - City Water, Light and Power has announced a crew is making its way to Lake Worth, Florida to assist in post-Hurricane Irma power restoration work.
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